5 Days Gorillas and Hiking Rwanda

The 5 Days Gorillas and Hiking Tour takes you Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park, Hiking Adventure to Dian Fossey Center and a visit to Lake Kivu.

Trip Overview

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Dian Fossey Center

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu

Day 5: Departure to Kigali

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

On arrival at the Kigali International Airport, you are transferred by a driver guide to Volcanoes National Park Ruhengeri District. Transfer for 2-3 hours with lunch en-route and when you reach the Park, check-in your lodge for Dinner and Overnight at Lebombou lodge/Laplame Hotel/Kinigi guest house. Meal plan: H/B

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Have breakfast, then transfer to the park head quarters for briefing about the Gorillas in the forest. Later, proceed in groups of 8 with a skilled park ranger to track the Gorillas for 3-5 hours and when you meet them, only an hour is allowed in their presence taking photos to keep for memories. Dinner and Overnight at Lebombou lodge/Laplame Hotel/Kinigi guest house. Meal plan: H/B
5 Days Gorilla Trekking Tour Rwanda

Day 3: Transfer to Dian Fossey Centre

Have breakfast and after transfer to explore and learn about Dian Fossey at the Karisoke Research Center located along Mount Bisoke Volcano. After learning about Dian Fossey, return to your lodge for Dinner and overnight as above, meal plan: F/B

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu

Have breakfast then embark on a short drive to Lake Kivu and when you reach here, enjoy sun bathing at the shores. After break off for lunch at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel and in the evening take a boat cruise along the lake visiting the fishing villages. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, meal plan: F/B

Day 5: Departure to Kigali

Have breakfast then embark on a departure to Kigali  International Airport to board your flight back home.

The safari includes:

  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Lunch
  • Visit Dian Fossey Centre
  • Visit genocide memorials
  • Boat cruise along Lake Kivu visiting fishing villages
  • Professional English speaking guide

Exclusions:

Airfares, Visa, tipping fees to locals and porters while trekking gorillas, Laundry, Cigarettes, Luxury drinks and any other personal nature expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.

5 Days Gorilla Trekking Tour in Rwanda